Walter Mark Houck, of 543 Gaither Poe Road, Laurel Springs, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at his residence. He was 47.
He was born in Ashe County March 16, 1965.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella Mae McNeil.
He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Shell Houck of the home; one step-son, Jeremy Handy of Roaring River; two step-grandchildren, Kaden Handy and Kaleigh Handy; estranged father, Walter B. Houck of Lexington; estranged sister, Lisa Houck Eller and husband Michael of Ferguson; and one niece, Mackenzie Eller of Ferguson.
A private graveside service was held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the Ebenezer Cemetery in Laurel Springs with the Rev. Dean Shepherd officiating.
Grandview Memorial Funeral Home of Sparta is serving the Houck family.